SONORA (CBS13) – A woman was arrested Wednesday evening, accused of physically assaulting an 89-year-old family member at a shopping center, the Sonora Police Department said on Thursday.
Jeryl D. Schwartz, 67, was booked into the Tuolumne County Jail where she faces a charge of felony elder abuse and has bail set at $35,000.
Schwartz allegedly punched her older relative multiple times and even pulled her around by the hair.
The scene was in a shopping center containing a Save Mart located along W. Stockton Street.
Sonora police said the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Due to the nature of the case, authorities said no further information could be released.